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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Durban United Church (Durban, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

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A Presbyterian congregation at Durban, in what is now the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held its first service in this newly constructed church on 3 August 1908. They united with the local Methodists in 1918 and formally became the Durban United Church in 1925. A Christian education addition was made to the building in 1953 and, two years later, the church became part of a three-point charge, with Kenville United Church and Durban United Church. The church closed in 1993.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1925-1927

H. C. Harris

1927-1930

S. P. Riddell

1930-1931

Hector McKay

1931-1934

M. E. Nixon

1934-1949

J. E. Clarke

1949-1953

I. Marguerite Miller

1953-1955

William H. Barkwell

1955-1960

J. Edgar Jarvis

1960-1963

Axel C. Rekken

1963-1966

John W. E. Griffen

1966-1968

Ken Houston

1968-1970

Jack Mitchell

1970-1972

Keith Alexander

1972-1973

Marian Child

1973-1984

Brenda I. Ferguson

1984-1987

Margaret McCallum

1987-1988

Darrow Woods

1988-1990

Mark Ferrier

1991-1993

Darrow Woods

Photos & Coordinates

Former Durban United Church

Former Durban United Church (May 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.92786, W101.44084
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Benito United Church (Benito, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kenville United Church (Kenville, Municipality of Swan Valley West)

Sources:

100 Years in the Swan River Valley by Centennial History Book Committee, 1999, page 448-449.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 July 2019

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